Recent Press Releases for LDX Series Cameras
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — Building upon the success of its LDX Series of advanced imaging cameras, Grass Valley, a Belden brand, today announced four new additions to the LDX range — the LDX HiSpeed (LDX HS) and LDX Compact HiSpeed (LDX Compact HS) 3X super slow-motion cameras and the LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) and LDX Compact XtremeSpeed (LDX Compact XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras. These powerful new LDX cameras are built around Grass Valley's proprietary Xensium-FT CMOS imagers to deliver superb picture quality, high sensitivity, and high dynamic range for a wide variety of production applications.
March 27, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 27, 2014 — Brazil's Empresa Paulista de Televisão (EPTV), part of the commercial network TV Globo, replaced their SD OB van with a brand new HD OB van equipped with a scalable Grass Valley® live production solution for HD coverage of major sporting events including the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The purchase includes 12 LDX WorldCam™ advanced imaging cameras, 12 XCU WorldCam™ eXchangeable Control Units, which support fiber as well as triax, and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™.
March 26, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 26, 2014 — For ultimate camera flexibility and more appealing and creative coverage, TV Câmara, Brazil's public television network, has purchased six LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras and six XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Unit) base stations with triax transmission from Grass Valley®. The cameras will be used in TV Câmara's news studio to capture important news broadcasts from the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies around the clock, seven days a week to millions of viewers across Brazil.
March 17, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 17, 2014 — Executives at Myanmar's MRTV are glad they chose a robust solution from Grass Valley® for the capture and delivery of live HD coverage of the 2013 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. This solution included a sophisticated broadcast infrastructure for MRTV's International Broadcast Center (IBC), which was designed to enable unilateral broadcast services for the Games. MRTV operates Myanmar's state-owned satellite television station MRTV. The station airs 12 local channels and 14 regional channels throughout Myanmar, reaching millions of viewers.
March 10, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 10, 2014 — Consumer demand for exceptional viewing performance and quality is soaring, and new standards such as UHD/4K are driving the need for higher resolutions and higher frame rates throughout the broadcast distribution chain. Grass Valley® solves the challenges these new formats present with innovative updates across its entire product line at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas from April 7-10, 2014. Grass Valley (booth SL206) will demonstrate large scale, future-ready production solutions that enable the creation and manipulation of higher resolution and higher frame rate content, alongside seamless workflows that offer multiplatform content development and distribution with remote capabilities.
February 19, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 19, 2014 — The Ohio-based Columbus Crew soccer club today announced it has chosen two LDX Flex™ advanced imaging cameras, a K2 Dyno® S-based Replay System, the GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System, EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear editing software, and a Concerto™ routing switcher from Grass Valley® to outfit the control room and manage content for its new, state-of-the-art video boards being installed at its home venue, Crew Stadium. Built in 1999, the 20,000-seat stadium is the first soccer-specific venue built for a professional soccer team in the United States.
January 27, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 27, 2014 — To build upon its success generated in the Middle East region in 2013, Grass Valley® will showcase a range of broadcast and media solutions at CABSAT 2014, held March 11-13 at the World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE. Spanning across two levels and designed for maximum impact, Grass Valley's stand (A5-20, Hall 5) will house its robust and growing product suite, including production switchers, cameras, editing software, and more, and provide a VIP atmosphere for meetings away from the busy show floor.
January 22, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 22, 2014 — Grass Valley® will be demonstrating its latest innovations in live production workflows at the upcoming Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2014. Visitors to the Grass Valley stand (P05) can experience first-hand demonstrations of some of the company's key broadcast technologies, including the popular GV STRATUS® Nonlinear Media Production Tools, the GV Edge™ Integrated Playout System, the LDX WorldCam™ advanced imaging camera with XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Unit) base stations, and the GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System — which is making its first public debut in the UK.
January 16, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 16, 2014 — auviso audio visual solutions, a technical service provider in Lucerne, Switzerland, has purchased four LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras and XCU Elite™ eXchangeable Control Units with triax transmission from Grass Valley® to ensure ultimate camera flexibility for the variety of rental and staging services it provides to its varied client base. Working in tandem, the LDX cameras and XCU base stations provide auviso's clients with a versatile solution for capturing creative images across a range of productions and venues.
January 10, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 10, 2014 — Grass Valley® will be showcasing its latest innovations in live production workflows at booth #88 at the Broadcast Engineering Society (BES) EXPO 2014, held January 14-16 in New Delhi, India. The exhibition focuses on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting and is the 20th in the series of events to be organized by the Broadcast Engineering Society (India).
January 6, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 6, 2014 — To capture fine detail and superior image resolution for its variety of productions, Germany-based production house MCS GmbH Thüringen recently acquired seven LDX Premiere™ series cameras from Grass Valley®. The new HD camera systems are being used inside MCS GmbH Thüringen's two in-house studios, where its highly skilled staff creates television programming, film production, and advertising campaigns for a wide range of clients in Germany and other parts of Europe.
December 12, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 12, 2013 — Grass Valley® has supplied Ball State University, located in Muncie, IN, with a live production solution that provides University staff the flexibility and versatility to capture more appealing and creative footage from sporting events held at the school's Scheumann Stadium and Worthen Arena. The solution includes six LDX Flex™ advanced imaging cameras with XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Units) Twin base stations which support fiber as well as triax, and two K2 Dyno® Replay Systems.
December 5, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 5, 2013 — TV Technical Center Ostankino, the largest broadcast production company in Eastern Europe, continues its SD to HD upgrade with equipment provided by premiere partner Grass Valley. In 2012, Grass Valley® equipped the broadcaster with 24 LDK 8000 Elite 3G Transmission triax camera systems, 14 LDX Flex™ cameras and four Karrera® Video Production Centers for TTC Ostankino to kick-start its migration to HD.
December 4, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 4, 2013 — ESPN has selected Grass Valley® production technologies to equip its new HD Digital Center 2 broadcast facility in Bristol, CT, which is expected to be complete in spring 2014. The deal builds upon the longstanding relationship between ESPN and Grass Valley that spans three decades while strengthening Grass Valley's position as a leader in the sports production market.
November 19, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 19, 2013 — PZ-Multimedia AG, a systems integrator and service provider based in Basel, Switzerland, has selected Grass Valley® LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras to facilitate Basel University's migration from SD to HD production. As part of the successful LDX Series™, LDX Première will enable Basel University to deliver higher quality imaging and performance. Founded over 30 years ago, PZ-Multimedia AG is a family run company with a strong technical background in editing and producing TV spots for regional studios, and systems integration.
November 15, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 15, 2013 — Grass Valley® will showcase an industry-leading range of end-to-end workflow efficiencies at the upcoming Sichuan TV Festival being held November 16-18 in Chengdu, China. The Sichuan TV Festival is hosted by the State Administration of Press, Publication Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and the Sichuan Provincial People's Government. The Festival is one of Asia's most respected gatherings for broadcasters to share new ideas, sample new technologies, and network with their industry peers.
November 5, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 5, 2013 — Through a series of live presentations and personalized demonstrations, Grass Valley® will exhibit its industry leading range of end-to-end workflow efficiencies at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (Inter BEE) at booth 7316. The show takes place at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex from November 13-15, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
October 30, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., 30 October, 2013 — In preparation for the 2014 Winter Games being held in Sochi, Russia from February 7-23, Grass Valley® will be exhibiting at the NATEXPO 2013 convention at the Crocus Expo in Moscow, Russia, from November 19-21. Visitors to the Grass Valley booth А 50 Hall 8 will get first hand demonstrations of a range of live production solutions that will support the 2014 Winter Games, including HD cameras, switchers, and software.
October 28, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 28, 2013 — TV NOW, a brand new 24-hour Malayalam satellite television channel for news and other informational programming, plans to launch with a fully integrated high-definition news production solution from Grass Valley®. TV NOW's new infrastructure will include three GV Director™ nonlinear live production systems, the powerful GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools, nine LDX Flex™ HD studio cameras, a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher, a K2 Summit® 3G transmission server, EDIUS® nonlinear editing software, and HD K2 SAN storage. Together, these solutions will enable TV NOW to get news to air more quickly and without any interruptions, which is crucial to the smooth running of an operation that airs programming 24/7.
October 21, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 21, 2013 — FDM Broadcast, a broadcast production solutions provider, will join Grass Valley® representatives at the CAPER Show 2013, to demonstrate Grass Valley's LDX Series™ cameras with the XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Unit), GV Director™ nonlinear live production system, GV Edge™ integrated playout system, EDIUS 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software, and the K2 Dyno® Replay System, at the FDM Broadcast Booth G-10.